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School attendance and absence
Children missing from education
Children missing from education are children of compulsory school age who:
- don’t have a school place
- aren’t receiving a suitable education in any other way
Children aren’t missing from education if they:
- have a school place but aren’t attending regularly
- are being educated at home
Let us know if you think a child is missing from education. You can stay anonymous and we will carry out checks before contacting the parents or carers. You can: